Registering at a temp agency:
Was it the dazzling word count (102 WPM)? The stunning credentials? The firm, confident handshake and eye contact? The fact that the woman interviewing you also thought that New York was "too high?" Tell us Nicki, what WAS it about your interview today that gives you high expectations?
Aah, well, it must have been the moment when I looked out the window--directly at a plaque noting that Lord Nelson lived in the house across the street in 1798.
I can't get away from him. *sigh*